Category Archives: Budget Travel Ideas

The 5 Best Bucharest Hostels

The 5 Best Bucharest Hostels

  Perhaps one of the weirdest European capitals, I’ve got to say that despite this (or perhaps because of it!) I was rather drawn to bizarre Bucharest. The biggest city in Romania – a country that sits between Bulgaria, Serbia, Moldova, Ukraine and Hungary, but is utterly unlike any of them – it’s perhaps no […]

Best Travel Backpack Carry On for 2023

The Best Travel Backpack Carry On for 2019

Hold the phone guys, changes are on the way! Yup with the new year just around the corner, I’ve got some new plans for the structure of my travel life. Yup the plan (I say plan, let’s see how it pans out!) is to do less long exhausting backpacking trips and more shorter journeys from […]

The 5 Best Prague Hostels

The 5 Best Prague Hostels

  Everyone knows that Prague is a backpacker mecca. Situated in the heart of Europe, oozing character and charm, history and heritage, I’m not going to go on right now about why you should visit this gorgeous city. Instead, I’m going to presume that you’ve already made the wise decision to go there and get […]

How to Bag One Way Flight Deals : A Pro’s Guide

How to Bag One Way Flight Deals

  It certainly used to be the case that one way flight deals were a fantasy in many independent travellers’ eyes. That dream of jetting off somewhere with an open-ended ticket was just not possible without paying a fortune for a single airfare, or paying nearly as much for a return flight you’d never use. […]

Worldpackers: Are You in the Know Yet?

Worldpacker - Paikea Hostel Praia do Rosa Surf

Do you want to travel the world on a budget, staying for as long as you can abroad? Do you want to meet new people, learn new skills and immerse yourself in a local project? Do you want the security of an established safety net, whilst still having the independence to choose your path and […]

Discovering Lebanon’s Lost Land: The Aakkar

Lebanon's Lost Land - The Aakkar

  You all know I’ve got a lot of love for Lebanon. But maybe what you don’t know is that it’s not the beguiling charm of Beirut, the ridiculously untouched Roman ruins, the magnificent monasteries or the dazzling diversity of cultures that I loved most. All I do love all those things. Not, what I […]

Everything You Need to Know About Flying Saudi Airlines as a Solo Female

Everything You Need to Know About Flying Saudi Airlines as a Solo Female

  When I found out I was going to be flying Saudi Airlines from Beirut in Lebanon to Jakarta in Indonesia via Riyadh (the capital of Saudi Arabia), my first question was – can I even do this as a solo female?! Not known for being the most female-friendly country in the world, I honestly […]

Complete Budget Travel Guide to Munich

Your Budget Travel Guide to Munich

Munich is a city that has it all and is absolutely one of the top places to visit both in Germany and Europe as a whole! The architecture is fabulous and includes opulent palaces, a basilica in high Italian baroque, and an impressive modern Konzerthaus made from glass. Here you can find world-class museums, an […]

How To Visit Dubrovnik Cheaply!

How To Visit Dubrovnik in Croatia Cheaply

There’s simply no denying it, Croatia is crazy expensive when it comes to budget travel in eastern Europe and Dubrovnik seems to top the bill as the most expensive city in this part of the world. Thanks to its Game of Thrones popularity and the seemingly never-ending stream of cruise ships that dock in this […]

Backpacking Lebanon? The 25 Things You Need to Know

Backpacking Lebanon - All You Need to Know

  Let’s be honest, Lebanon is definitely not yet a well-known backpacking destination, but I reckon it soon will be, because this place is pumping! Yes now enjoying my third trip to this gorgeous country, Lebanon is a destination I expected nothing from, but one which instantly grabbed me – a total surprise I can […]